Play Cornhole At Your Cocktail Hour! These 12 Couples Did

by Bridget Clegg
photo by Photos: Sweet Tea Photography; Lori Paladino Photography

Indulge your guests' competitive sides with a friendly game of cornhole at the cocktail hour. Also called bags, bean bag toss or corn toss, the game is simple: two teams of two try to throw bean bags into the hole on the opposing team's board. The best part? You can design the platforms any way you like. From wedding monograms to themed illustrations (check out the dinosaur and Civil War platform sets below!) you can have a custom set made that matches your reception style. Try Etsy.com for custom sets or purchase a classy tux and gown set from The Knot Shop. See the 12 cornhole sets below for inspiration!

Silhouette Bride And Groom Platforms

Photo: Emily Steffen Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Emily Steffen Photography

Photo: Emily Steffen Photography

From the album: A Romantic Outdoor Wedding In St. Paul, MN

Civil War Cornhole Set

Photo: Sweet Tea Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Sweet Tea Photography

Photo: Sweet Tea Photography

Dinosaur Love Cornhole Set

Photo: Caitlin Thomas Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Caitlin Thomas Photography

Photo: Caitlin Thomas Photography

Destination Wedding Cornhole Design

Love Script Platform

Photo: Skye Snyder Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Skye Snyder Photography

Photo: Skye Snyder Photography

Branded Wedding Logo Cornhole Set

Monogrammed Bean Bags

Photo: Leah Haydock Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Leah Haydock Photography

Photo: Leah Haydock Photography

From the album: A Garden Wedding in Danvers, MA

Pink Custom Painted Bags Platform

Photo: Limelight Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Limelight Photography

Photo: Limelight Photography

Simple Wooden Platforms

Photo: Adam Padgett Weddings // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Adam Padgett Weddings

Photo: Adam Padgett Weddings

Gray And White Cornhole Set

Photo: Jeff Loves Jessica Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Jeff Loves Jessica Photography

Photo: Jeff Loves Jessica Photography

From the album: A Rustic Romantic Wedding In Stillwater, MN

Red And Blue Bean Bags With Monogrammed Platform

Photo: Our Two Hearts Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Our Two Hearts Photography

Photo: Our Two Hearts Photography

From the album: A Chic Rustic Wedding In Lodi, NY

Favorite Sports Team Cornhole Set

Photo: Erin Samuell // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Photo: Erin Samuell

Photo: Erin Samuell

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